Tag: Tokyo 2020
The lack of accessible hotel rooms highlights a social stigma sometimes faced by disabled people in Japan.
The mixed relay, a new event for Tokyo 2020 involving two men and two women, was won by France in a photo finish from Great Britain after a nail-biting final sprint.
After nine lifters were suspended following drug tests, Thailand is facing a crisis in its most successful Olympic sport, less than a year away from the 2020 Games.
Junichi Kawanishi was lounging at home having a few drinks when he received the phone call saying his design was selected.
AIBA's exclusion is due to issues surrounding its finances and governance.
Suresh wants to deliver gold for Malaysia in Tokyo next year.
An Olympic official is giving the go for the Tokyo 2020 organisers to cut cost, however sports associations are against the idea saying it could harm the games.
Park was not sure if she would compete in Tokyo 2020 but decided it was worth a try as the tournament got closer.
Tiger Woods is aiming to win an Olympic gold medal in Tokyo next year.
Last time Japan hosted the Summer Olympics, in 1964, the competition was held in October to avoid the hot summer conditions.
The Congolese won the 1st leg of the 2nd round tie 2-0 4 days ago and they qualified 2-1 on aggregate.
Materials used to construct the torch came from aluminium construction waste from temporary housing built for victims of the 2011 quake and tsunami.
Tokyo is known as a safe haven for many locals and tourists alike, however, to ensure Tokyo 2020 Olympics goes smoothly organisers will beef up on security.
There are designated smoking areas at most sporting venues in Japan but this will not be the case at Tokyo 2020.
The two nations had marched together at the 2018 opening ceremony in Pyeongchang for the first time since the 2006 Winter Olympics.
A report from government auditors made headlines in October when it revealed that a budget-busting ¥800 billion had been allocated by government ministries and agencies.
The IOC unveiled its first team of refugees in 2016 in an effort to raise awareness of the issue and it was one of the feel-good stories of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics that year.
The IOC welcomes the savings, saying more should be done to make sure the Games budget is balanced or even profitable for organisers.
Former Olympic 200m freestyle champion Federica Pellegrini had been contemplating retirement, but decided against it.
Katie Ledecky sees the upcoming Pan Pacific Championships as an important stepping stone in her quest for Olympic gold medals in 2020.
The technology will use IC chips within identification cards to automatically verify the identity of those entering over 40 venues.
The Japanese Swimming Federation has expressed disappointment that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics schedule is likely to cater to US audiences.
Lee, approaching the end of one of badminton's great careers, remains without an Olympic gold, but he said he hoped to have one more shot at Tokyo 2020.
Badminton world number one says he still has a few years of badminton left in him, and believes no Malaysian can equal his achievements.
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